Ernie Gilbert opens up about his journey from acclaimed Hollywood editor to director — and his new sci-fi short film Nine Minutes.
If you’re shooting outside on your next project, here are some tips on how to shoot both with or against the ultimate light source — the sun.
Is it possible to hype an upcoming blockbuster too much? Here's what studios face when they release teasers into the market early.
These tools can help you dramatically increase your filmmaking productivity and achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Set your horizons straight with these quick, savvy tips for effectively correcting crooked footage in Adobe Premiere Pro.
From camera selection to personal relationships behind the scenes, discover what you can learn from a director's commentary.
Take your video editing skills to the next level by working with source patching in the timeline panel in Adobe Premiere Pro.
In this article, we take a look at the evolution and application of the FIZ system — including their unparalleled ability to control the camera remotely.
Here are two simple-yet-brilliant examples of how costume design can convey — and even dramatically transform — a character’s arc.
Autofocus has long been a part of documentary filmmaking, at every budget level, since they often lack the budget for a dedicated focus puller.
We spoke with director Nora Mandray about contextualizing history and keeping a complex political timeline vibrant and legible in short form.
A look into how digital cameras are continuing to change the landscape of the film and video industry, both nowt and into the near future.
Filmmakers use various ways to introduce their heroes (and their villains) by shaping the audience's subconscious judgment.
Let’s take a look at the five steps to help you find — and more importantly close — jobs and clients for consistent work you can count ...
Using a split-field diopter used to be much more common, but it's still an effective tool. What is it, and how can you create the effect yourself?
Here are seven tips to keep in mind while on set to avoid injury — or developing unsafe and unsustainable filmmaking habits.
Here are six ways the crop effect in Adobe Premiere Pro will improve your filmmaking workflow — and yield more satisfying results.
Here's some advice on how to use natural light when shooting various exterior (and interior) scenes either low- or no-budget.
In this roundup, check out some useful strategies from the world of game theory that apply to the decisions many filmmakers face.
Here are a few techniques to master the subtleties of lighting a car interior in daylight — without breaking your budget.
Find the digital frontier's new direction with three ways a creative agency can benefit from having a Creative Director of Video.
PremiumBeat talked with this versatile designer about the process and people involved in creating the look and feel of very different properties.
In the wake of the multiple announcements at this year's IBC, let's look at some of the newest and craziest lights about to hit the market.